Here is a collection of digital tools and links that are specifically useful for teachers:
Canadian Geographic -> great activities, resources, and lesson plans to encourage geographic inquiry and foster global citizens
Class Dojo -> create a class website
Do2Learn -> a resource for teaching individuals with special needs
Ecosource -> environmental education
Edmodo -> create a class website where teachers, students, and parents can connect
Educational Apps -> 75 Educational Apps for iPads, organized by category in a chart
EduGAINs -> access ministry developed resources to support policies and programs related to improved learning and teaching K-12 in Ontario schools
Esri -> educational support and resources that are GIS-related
Flocabulary -> a library of educational songs to engage students
MuVChat -> interactive way to watch movies. Comments are filtered for appropriateness, and a great way to heighten engagement
My Blueprint -> help students plan their education and careers
newsmediaorganizers -> News Media Organizer booklet to assist when teaching media literacy
Ontario Ministry of Education -> access curriculum documents, programs and initiatives, as well as policy and resource documents
Screencast-o-matic -> create and share screen recordings
SMARTBoard Lessons -> use lessons, images and more for SMARTBoards
SNC2D Climate Change Unit -> A climate change unit created by Carlo Fusco, a Teacher-Librarian at the Waterloo Collegiate Institute
Studyladder -> a web based program built by teachers to help students have fun while learning
TED Ed -> educational Ted Talks
Tree Bee -> a tree identification tool to engage classrooms, families, and communities in learning about trees and forests in their own backyards.
Turnitin -> check for originality, track student progress, design assessments, and access useful resources
TVO Digital Resources: Secondary Learners – > wide variety of digital learning sources that help students achieve academic success. Find educational resources supporting Canadian and World Studies, Science, Social Sciences and Humanities, Business Studies, The Arts, Computer Studies, Mathematics, and Physical Education.
Unicode Converter -> website to help with converting characters.